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Negative Yields Are for Fools

Negative Yields Are for Fools

Article Highlights: German government 10-year bonds are currently yielding -0.51%. Currently, $13.7 trillion of global bonds are trading with yields below zero. Capital-appreciation buyers follow the “greater fool theory” of investing. Can you imagine a friend borrowing money from you and then telling you that the longer it takes him to pay you back, the…

Jim “Mad Money” Cramer Won’t Know What Hit Him

Jim “Mad Money” Cramer Won’t Know What Hit Him

Jim Cramer, star of Mad Money on CNBC, threw down the gauntlet on oil stocks: “I am not about making friends, I am about making money. And I don’t think I can help you make money in the oil and gas stocks anymore.” He said he’d rather buy Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) than Exxon Mobil…

COW ETF Is Up 13% in 6 Months as China Imports 81% More Lean Hogs

COW ETF Is Up 13% in 6 Months as China Imports 81% More Lean Hogs

If you made this trade, you made good money. But there are larger gains coming… Back in September 2018, we talked about how Hurricane Florence set up a big trade in hogs. If you took our advice, congratulations! As you may know, Hurricane Florence caused widespread flooding and destruction in North Carolina. Eastern North Carolina…

Bitcoin Is Back — Amazon-Like Gains Are Ahead for Crytpo Investors

Bitcoin Is Back — Amazon-Like Gains Are Ahead for Crytpo Investors

Take a look at the blip on the left-hand side of this chart, circled in red… That’s what happened to Amazon during the dot-com bubble. The stock fell 94% from the record high it made in December 1999. However, if you wandered into the dot-com rubble, your annual returns on Amazon are truly historic. From…

Why Netflix Options Are a Better Buy Than NFLX Stock

Why Netflix Options Are a Better Buy Than NFLX Stock

Editor’s Note (12/26/19): When we published this article in October 2019, I wrote that Chad Shoop had just recommended a play on Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) to his Quick Hit Profits readers. They closed the first half of that position on December 19 for a 50% gain! Chad instructed his readers to lock in those…

Next-Gen Housing Boom … Buy in Before it Soars

Next-Gen Housing Boom … Buy in Before it Soars

When I was a child, my father dreamed of building a house for my family to grow up in. It was a huge milestone that I watched him work tirelessly to accomplish. He finally built his dream home. I didn’t get it back then. Now, it all makes sense to me. I’ve watched this same…

When to Sell Shares and Claim Profits

When to Sell Shares and Claim Profits

“Yes, but how do we make money doing that?” From time to time, my wife engineers a trip to the local garden center so she can interrogate me about something. She’s clever that way. She knows that wandering around the house and garden puts me in an expansive mood. The subject this weekend was our…

1 Strategy to Profit Off Panic

1 Strategy to Profit Off Panic

Jerome Powell, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, is panicking. The Fed cut interest rates by half a percentage point last Tuesday. This was a huge move considering its gradual cuts and hikes were just a quarter of a point. That cut was a critical moment. The stock market was just 10% off its all-time…

Avoid This Market During Coronavirus Panic: Temporary Investing Strategy

Avoid This Market During Coronavirus Panic: Temporary Investing Strategy

The markets have been a real roller coaster recently. Again, let me reassure you: This is temporary. We’re seeing a panic reaction due to the coronavirus and oil prices. Because of this volatility, many people are unsure whether they should buy, sell or hold on through this market panic. So, I’m going to cover all…

This Chart Shows Why Stocks Will Fall 30%

This Chart Shows Why Stocks Will Fall 30%

There’s an important market indicator you’ve likely never heard of. Professionals use it every day. They evaluate trading desks with it. They make sell decisions with it. It’s included in many performance reports. And right now, this indicator is telling us we’re only halfway through this big drop in the stock market. That means we…